Meet the Coaches Working in Cambodia
August 19, 2013. Three CAC coaches have landed in Cambodia for our first-ever program in this Southeast Asian Country. For the next two weeks we will be working with Indochina Starfish Foundation (ISF) which is based in the capital city of Phnom Penh. ISF looks to help some of the poorest, most disadvantaged children in Cambodia. Part of their organization is a network of football squads through schools, NGOs, and communities throughout the country. Working with ISF for the next two weeks from Coaches Across Continents are Brian Suskiewicz, Emily Lambert, and Helena Bassett.
Both Brian and Emily are long-time coaches with CAC having worked in over a dozen different countries. However having the opportunity to work in Cambodia made both of them volunteer immediately. Joining them is Helena Bassett, a sophomore at the University of Chicago in the United States. Helena learned of CAC through her good friend and classmate Micaela Harms who volunteered last summer with CAC. Helena is a former captain of Taos High School in New Mexico (USA) and has traveled extensively in India and other countries. This is also her first trip to Cambodia.